Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

Book Review: The Heretic’s Apprentice

The Heretic’s Apprentice, by Ellis Peters Yet again, in distinct ways from previous novels, this novel manages to hit alarmingly close to me. The story of this novel revolves around a young man who loyally brings the coffin of his … Continue reading

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A Different Weight To Pull

While aimlessly searching the notes for singles and albums from the band Pink Floyd, I came across a very touching quote from Pink Floyd member David Gilmour about his deceased bandmate Richard Wright: “Well, Rick is gone. This is the … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Things Through Christ

All Things Through Christ: The Life And Ministry Of Wallace E Thomas, by Wallace E Thomas with Kate R. Thomas [Note: This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] Even though I … Continue reading

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The Bigger The Box

For the first time since purchasing my membership to Costco [1], I decided to take the time and shop around inside. Previously, I had not explored much, being without a membership card and being focused on my eyes [2], and … Continue reading

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Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces

Sometimes in life it is very easy to know what one does not want to do. I have spent much of my life with fairly clear understanding of roads I did not want to go on. I knew very early … Continue reading

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Into The Sun

On my way back from dinner today, I found myself in a somewhat unusual position of driving along I-84 on my way home going directly into the sun. I had to put on my sunglasses, as the light was blinding, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Confessions Of Brother Haluin

The Confessions Of Brother Haluin, by Ellis Peters This particular volumes gives a couple of twists to the usual formula of a Brother Cadfael mystery. For one, the mystery itself is a slow-developing one, rich in meaning and grace, but … Continue reading

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Under The Strain

When one goes through a day bleary-eyed after a six-hour sleep interrupted thrice by nightmares, plagued with headaches all the while, it is an easy matter to wonder if one’s headaches have been overdetermined. Was it the shortage of comforting … Continue reading

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The End Node Problem

Earlier this week I was having a conversation with someone about being a node [1], and I happened to come across a brief explanation of what is known in network security as the “end node problem.” In computer networks, one … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Rare Benedictine: The Advent Of Brother Cadfael

A Rare Benedictine: The Advent Of Brother Cadfael, by Ellis Peters This book is a prequel of sorts to the Brother Cadfael series of mysteries by Ellis Peters [1], and contains three short stories that occur before the first novel … Continue reading

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